CONTACT: GARY GALLUZZO
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0009; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: April 8, 2002
IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering to host April 12 seminar
The University of Iowa College of Engineering's IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering
Distinguished Seminar Series will present an Friday, April 12 lecture on the
effect of the Chicago River on Lake Michigan water quality.
Marcelo H. Garcia, Chester and Helen Siess Professor and director of the
Ven Te Chow Hydrosystems Laboratory in the University of Illinois department
of civil and environmental engineering, will speak at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April
12 in Room 127 of the Hydraulics Laboratory Building. Garcia's lecture is
titled, "Density Currents in the Chicago River, Illinois: Implications
for Water Quality in Lake Michigan."
The seminar is free and open to the public. Individuals with disabilities
are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are
a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate
in this program, please contact IIHR in advance at 335-5237.
IIHR -Hydroscience and Engineering, a unit of the UI College of Engineering,
is one of the world's premier and oldest fluids research and engineering laboratories.
Students and visitors from around the world have come to IIHR to study and
conduct research and to carry acquired expertise back to their home countries.
For more information on the seminar series, please contact IIHR or Marlene
Janssen at (319) 335-5253 or firstname.lastname@example.org.